James Smith

William and Edna Macaleer Professor of Engineering and Applied Science, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Website: http://www.princeton.edu/cee/people/display_person/?netid=jsmith

Office: E-Quad, C319G

Phone: 609-258-4615

Research interests: Hydrology, hydraulics and hydrometeorology of extreme floods; development of technologies for measuring rainfall from weather radar; stochastic modeling of the space-time structure of rainfall and microphysical studies of extreme rainfall from organized systems of thunderstorms; examined the heterogeneity of hydrologic response in urbanizing watersheds; the stability of the channel-floodplain system in urban drainage networks and the hydraulics of extreme floods in urban rivers